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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) and other ways to bring down the electric grid

Preface.  At some point of energy decline the electric grid will fail, and civilization will take a giant step downward (financial systems gone, knowledge stored gone, computers / phones inoperable) and so on. “Reliance on this most flexible and most … Continue reading

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Actual cyber attacks

[ There are too many cyber attacks to keep track of so I’ve stopped putting them in here.  If you do an internet search on “list of cyber attacks” you’ll get many hits (i.e. the Wiki list, hackmageddon, etc). Not … Continue reading

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Cyber Attacks an unprecedented threat to U.S. National Security

[ This post contains extracts from a 75 page House of representatives session: March 21, 2013 Cyber attacks: An unprecedented threat to U.S. National security Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation”, … Continue reading

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House hearing: protecting small businesses against cyber-attacks 2013

[ Cloud computing is seen as a way to protect small businesses according to the testimony from the staff of these businesses, since the cloud provider has the staff to maintain sophisticated firewalls and keep malware patches up-to-date, back up … Continue reading

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